Morgan Stanley Senior Funding led debt financing to support the close of E.W. Scripps Company’s acquisition of ION Media Networks. In addition, BofA Securities, Truist Securities, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo acted as joint book runners on the debt financing.
Goldman Sachs Bank, Deutsche Bank, Barclays Bank, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding and Credit Suisse provided a $460 million debtor-in-possession facility to Frontier Communications, according to an 8K filed with the SEC.
TiVo entered into a new $715 million five-year term loan credit agreement with HPS Investment Partners as administrative and collateral agent, plus a $60 million revolving loan credit agreement with Morgan Stanley Senior Funding and Wells Fargo Bank.
Calpine entered into a new seven-year $750 million term loan facility. Credit Suisse served as administrative agent for the transaction.
Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors amended its existing credit agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank as administrative agent, increasing the aggregate revolving commitments under the facility from $125 million to $250 million.
Golub Capital entered into a loan and servicing agreement in the aggregate principal amount of up to $200 million. Morgan Stanley Senior Funding acted as administrative agent on the facility, while Wells Fargo served as collateral agent, account bank and collateral custodian.
Bristol-Myers Squibb agreed to acquire biopharmaceutical company Celgene in a $74 billion cash and stock transaction. Morgan Stanley Senior Funding and MUFG Bank will provide the debt financing to support the transaction.
Société Générale acted as administrative agent on a $1.25 billion amended and restated revolving credit agreement for Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based energy company primarily engaged in LNG-related businesses.
Venture Global LNG entered into a $220 million bridge loan facility with Morgan Stanley Senior Funding and associated lenders.